What to Do When You Get a Saddle Sore: A Guide for Cyclists

Saddle sores almost inevitably occur amongst serious cyclists to varying degrees. If treated proactively, saddles sores should only be a short-lived hiccup. Left unchecked, saddles sores can progress into legitimate medical and/or surgical emergencies requiring prescription medications and painful procedures. Therefore, it is imperative to address these problems head-on when they first arise. What is…

Sunburn Cures – Do’s and Don’ts

Time is of the essence when treating sunburn and the quicker you can attend to it, the faster you can get relief. Sunburns can be very uncomfortable and irritating, but what’s more frustrating is if you keep on receiving false information on how to cure it. It’s sad to know that some of the so-called…

Backward Roll 101 – How to Teach a Backward Roll

One gymnastics skill that every gymnast will have to learn at one point or another is a backwards roll. Many people wouldn’t think of this skill as very important, but believe me, it is! A backward roll is the foundation of many different skills such as: backward-roll to pike, backward-roll to pushup, back extension roll,…

The Advantages of Braided Ropes

There is a variety of braided ropes available to choose from, each with its own unique characteristics. There are two main types: The single braided rope and the double braided rope. Each of these types also come in a variety of materials including nylon. These ropes are often used in many different fields such as…

Feng Shui in the Garden

Having had a garden design business for many years, one of the most important things we adhered to was installing good healthy plants. Plants in poor growth, or even worse dead plants or trees are detrimental for prosperity. Bad company image. So you can imagine that we had a healthy, and thriving business as a…

Dehydrating Baked Beans

When it comes to dehydrating foods I have got to be one of the biggest experimenters in the nation. I am a firm believer that if it can be eaten it can be dehydrated. Over the years I have dehydrated eggs, milk and an assortment of other unusual meal items. Our recent experiment with dehydrating…

Is The Dyson Hot The Perfect Space Heater?

When consumers go online searching for information about space heaters they often add the term “best” or “reviews” to the search phrase. Rarely, if ever, does anyone use the word “perfect” to search for anything unless they’re cooking hard boiled eggs. Although the maker of the Dyson Hot doesn’t claim it’s perfect, you would expect…

Paradise Lost & Epic Simile

Satan is depicted in epic terms throughout Paradise Lost, but in ever diminishing ways. Beginning with the arch fiend’s address to his nearest mate, Beelzebub, (1.192-208), Satan is a Titanian figure, yet even here referred to, immediately following, in lesser form as Earth-born, a foreshadowing of his coming diminution. The text goes on, calling Satan…